When the weather is nice, patios are the place to be. Soak up the sunshine at these awesome patio spots in Minneapolis Northwest with great food, drinks and scenery. 

The Brooklyn Restaurant & Bar

Sunset over the patio of The Brooklyn Restaurant at Edinburgh USA Golf Club
Photo Credit: @travisandersonphoto

Take in the blue sky, emerald greens and fall colors of Edinburgh USA Golf Course when you dine on the patio at The Brooklyn Restaurant & Bar. Enjoy a light and refreshing almond chicken salad with mixed greens, crisp apples, grapes, and almonds. Or for that summertime feeling, order the cheese curds and mini donuts. The menu also includes two new flatbreads: chicken flatbread with queso, salsa verde, poblanos and lime crema, and a margherita flatbread with fresh tomato, mozzarella, basil pesto, and olive oil.

The Highlander Restaurant

A wooden veranda covers diners at the Highlander Restaurant

The Highlander Restaurant at Rush Creek Golf Club overlooks a pristine golf course with a beautiful landscape. The patio’s west-facing exposure gives you a prime seat to view brilliant sunsets. The Highlander is known for weekly food and drink selections, such as a Sunset Martini with pineapple-infused Captain Morgan White Rum and the Tenderloin Steak Sandwich with homemade steak sauce. Reservations are required for groups of 6 people maximum; groups of 5 or fewer do not need advance reservations. A waitlist will be available, and Rush Creek will notify you via text when your table is ready.

Daily Dose Cafe & Espresso

Black wire metal tables and chairs sit on the patio at Daily Dose Cafe & Espresso Bar

If you're in the mood to sit under the sun with a fresh salad, a grilled panini or an award-winning iced coffee drink, you can't beat Daily Dose in Brooklyn Park. Stop in to order or call-ahead and pick up your food. Then step outside and enjoy casual patio seating - perfect for a quick lunch. It's as easy as can be!

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